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One dead after gunman opens fire on tourist group in Dagestan, Russia

One dead after gunman opens fire on tourist group in Dagestan, Russia
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At least one person has been killed and 11 people injured following a gun attack on tourists in Dagestan, southern Russia. According to the region’s

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At least one person has been killed and 11 people injured following a gun attack on tourists in Dagestan, southern Russia.

According to the region’s health ministry, a gunman opened fire on a group visiting an historic fortress in Derbent.

The RIA Novosti news agency quoted a health official as saying:

“As a result of a gun attack, 12 people were hurt, one of whom died.”

Four of the wounded are said to be in a serious condition.

Interfax news agency says the group consisted of local residents, and two border guards. An unidentified gunman fired at them from a nearby forest, killing one of the guards, according to reports.

The attacker is on the run.

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